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A information plaque on the raid of Herndon's train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 2/7/2011

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Civil War site located in front of the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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On June 24, 1863, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, leaving 3,000 cavalrymen in Rectortown, Virginia, to monitor Federal activity, led three Confederate cavalry brigades to Haymarket.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 3/23/2012

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Civil War Trail site at Flint Hill & Oakton Church of the Brethren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Located along 236 in Fairfax, VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 10/26/2006

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Gen. Joseph Hooker’s 75,000-man, seven-corps Army of the Potomac crossed the Potomac River here, June 25-27, 1863, on the way to Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/10/2020

last visited: 4/15/2012

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On June 25-27, 1863, the Federal Army of the Potomac used two temporary pontoon bridges to cross the Potomac River from Virginia back into Maryland at Edwards Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/19/2020

last visited: 7/4/2020

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Virginia Civil War Trails marker on the grounds of St. Mary's Catholic church, Fairfax Station, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: never

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Trails sign at station. Nurse Clara Barton played a role here as the wounded streamed in after the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 4/30/2019

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Located at the intersection of the two main roads, mid-19th century Poolesville was Montgomery County’s second-largest town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2007

last visited: 6/2/2020

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As Confederate forces gathered to protect Leesburg, Elizabeth G. Carter, the widowed mistress of Oatlands, wrote in her journal on October 17, “Our troops falling back on Centerville -Mississippi Regt’s encamped at the Mill – Solders here all daY."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: never

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Park encompassing Civil War battlefield and national cemetery north of Leesburg, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Marker giving insight into the Civil War in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Marker describing the changing conditions in Leesburg during the Civil War located in small plaza next to Loudoun Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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Marker giving history General Lee passing through this area and moving into Maryland during the Civil War. Marker located in small plaza adjacent to Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/19/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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On September 9, 1862, the running engagement between Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia cavalry units that began the day before in Poolesville continued in Beallsville when two Federal regiments forced the single regiment of Virginia cavalrymen posted here to flee to Barnesville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2020

last visited: 5/21/2020

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After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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The serenity of the Maryland countryside was shattered on September 4-6, 1862, as 35,000 Confederate soldiers of the Army of Northern Virginia waded across the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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Fresh from the victory at the Second Battle of Manassas General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 1-6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/6/2020

last visited: 6/14/2015

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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The oldest building in town is this small wooden home built in the late 1700s. It was captured by general J. E. B. Stuart in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

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Plaque marking the arrival of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart to Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 10/20/2018

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One of many historical markers in downtown Rockville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 5/30/2011

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